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will feel the full weight of justice. fbi is calling this a terrorist attack. barack obama has not used those words yet. the marathon was supposed to be the pen call of the year. it turned in to a chaotic and scary scene for those and loved ones following the explosions after they went off around 3:00. sherrie johnson is live at bwi, with more on local runners because we understand they numbered the hundreds, many of them coming back as early as today. >> they are expected to be back today and tomorrow. we talked with the airlines and flights from boston coming in this morning. a number of folks expected to return today. an exciting and joyous occasion, the marathon has been overshadowed by a deadly attack. several runners, the group crossed the finish line before the explosion. after the explosion, the runners spoke with abc 2 news via skype from a hotel room. playing the role of cheerleader, roopting on her mom when the explosions took place. a teacher at trinity's church in towson. currently in icu this morning. she is the one you see on the right. a friend reports she will be remove
barack obama says those guilty will feel the full weight of justice coming up at 6:00, we will have a live report from boston, where two explosions during the marathon killed three leaving 100 injured. new information from the story. >>> we begin with continuing coverage of the tragedy, boston, the marathon had two explosions near the finish line. this is the cover of the newspaper, headline reading marathon terror. this came out this morning and last night. a apartment in massachusetts, a suburb iqxcp/f%rcgñoutside of b being searched, removed three bags of evidence, threw them in two cruisers, police say they are related to the investigation but won't elaborate on what maybe in the bags. see the events unfolding. this video was shot near the finish line. three people are dead including an 8-year-old boy. his name was martin, he was watching his dad run in the marathon. he was waiting to hug his father as he crossed the line, minutes before the deadly
by wheelchairs and stretchers, one hospital official said the scene looked like a war zone. president obama was notified within minutes. he promised action. >> i'm supremely confident that bostonians will pull together, take care of each other and move forward as one proud city and as they do, the american people will be with them every single step of the way. >> reporter: officials are tracking multiple persons of interest including a man being treated at an area hospital as well as another individual who was seen trying to gain access to a restricted area five minutes before the blasts. john and diana. >> all right, tahman bradley live in boston, thank you. >>> well, the fbi is launching a massive effort to find those responsible for the deadly attack. again, looking at bomb fragments and looking at hundreds of videos from the finish line. >> with more, we're joined by abc's devin dwyer from washington. good morning, devin. >> reporter: good morning. the boston marathon attack is the first successful bombing in the u.s. since the september 11th, 2001 attacks. now the full weight of the u.
bombing. as president obama made clear today, there's still no evidence of who is responsible for this act of terrorism. >> this was a heinous and cowardly act, and given what we now know about what took place, the fbi is investigating it as an act of terrorism. >> reporter: the fbi agents tell us they have tons of video and somewhere in there will be a picture of the person who planted these two bombs, diane. >> speaking of pictures, i want to ask you about a photo that everybody was e-mailing today. it is a man standing up on top of a roof. you can move in there, you see it right there. what do you know about it? >> reporter: well, it's very intriguing, but authorities say they're giving it no special priority. it's one of many tips and leads they're following. they're really focusing on the person who had that unusually heavy black bag the day of theerates. >> as you said the strongest clues are in the nature of the bomb. up next, abc's jim avila shows us just how far the blast from the bombs traveled. >> reporter: the killer bombs likely contained less than two pounds of common black p
. one official described the scene as a war zone. barack obama is promising action in this. law enforcement says bomb techs are combing over forensic evidence for clues as to a motive and how it was done, and possibly what is tamm or domestic terrorism. 27,000 people. sherrie johnson is live at bwi thurgood marshal with the local runners and a numb of people made it home yesterday. some will be coming home today. >> reporter: that's right. we are here at bwi, many did return yesterday, several will be coming in today, we caught up with runners like ryan, he crossed the finish line yesterday, 1:15, he spoke to abc 2 news over skype from his hotel in boston. he and several other runners gathered belongings and left the anybody hype area. he spent much of the area making -- left the finish line area, he spent much of the afternoon waiting for runs. >> we heard what sounded like a cannon. you would never think this would happen. >> reporter: he says he would return to the boston marathon next year as a runner, and coming up at 5:30, we are going to hear from the striders, a group al
: president obama has called it an act of terror but no person more group has claimed responsibility. there was a circuit board found, scouring through surveillance video and following up on the leads, many of them still coming in. >> we will find whoever harmed our citizens, and we mr. bring them to justice. >> reporter: flags are now ordered at half-staff, honoring those whose sense of security, was stolen along the sidelines. among those who lost their life a 29-year-old woman. crystal campbell was there to cheer on a frfnltd when they went to the hospital they were mistakenly told their daughter had survived. now back to you. >> all right. we were treat -- tweeting all the deadly details. you can find it anytime at abc2 under score alerts. >>> erica brannic is a teacher here in towson. she is still in the icu in boston. she's on the right, her mom's on the left. her sis they are nicole and brother-in-law were both injured as well. we reached out to trinity children's center. they said we do understand she is stable but not able to be contacted at this time. our community will pas
deadly events. we have more. >> reporter: president obama continues to receive briefings. today the president called the attack a cowardly act. >> it is an act of terror. >> reporter: they are an nal lyings the area -- analyzing the evidence. >> we are in the process of securing and processing the most complex crime scene. >> we have learned one possibility, the bombs may have been built by pressure cookers and loaded with ball bearings. >> i'm not convinced they were designed to do a maximum kill, but more to make a statement. >> reporter: another factor they may take into consideration is the date. mon day was tax date and also a state holiday in massachusetts called patriots day. this provide day will be the anniversary of two tragic days in our negs's history. on that day in 1993 a stand offin waco, texas ended with 80 people dead, including 25 children. the same date two years later the oklahoma city bombing left 168 dead. a leading expert said the bomb makers were likely experienced and it probably wasn't someone acting alone. preeti arla. >>> and marks, transit -- land ma
. the scene looked like a war zone. president obama was notified within minutes. he promised action. >> i'm supremely confident boss tonians will pull together and work together and the american people will be with them every step of the way. >> reporter: bomb techs are combing over forensic evidence for clues about the explosive devices. officials searched an apartment and tracking multiple persons of interest, including a man treated at a hospital and a person who was seen trying to gain access to a restricted area five minutes before the blast. >> we will check in with you throughout the course of the morning and showing you what you are waking up to on this tuesday. so many people running slide shows, i want to show you a few of them. we start with boston.com, where there is a slide show at the bottom. a number of images to scroll through seeing the devastation and the recovery and the effort to move on. the lights along a building in the shape of the flag, that's what you are waking up to on this tuesday. the daily news showing a slide show. yn th has a slide show, too. more througho
to their rooms. we want to stabilize the situation. >> reporter: president obama was notified in minutes and while he was not ready to use the word "terrorist" he made this vow. >> we will find out who did this and why they did this. any responsible individuals, any responsible groups will feel the full weight of justice. make no mistake. we will get to the bottom of this. >> reporter: but new york congressman peter king is willing to point fingers. >> it has all the earmarks of an al qaeda attack. it reminds me of what happened in times square in 2010. it could end up being someone else but it has all the indicators of being an al qaeda or al qaeda affiliated attack. >> reporter: for rebecca roach and all the runners who ran with full hearts and their loved ones who cheered them on it's so incomprehensible and so wrong. >> why? i don't understand. i can't find reason in it. >> reporter: so it was a day of heart break here in hostage and of heroism. bruce mendelson who is an army veteran was on the scene and responded. you were right at the finish line? >> i was in a post-race party at 6
official said the scene looked like a war zone. p obama was notified within minutes, he promised action. >> i'm supremely confident boss tonians will pull toot and take care of each other and move forward as a proud city. the american people will be with them every single step of the way. >> reporter: law enforcement sources tell a pc news, bomb techs are combing over evidence for clues about the devices. officials searched an payment and tracking multiple persons of interest including a person treated at app yeah hospital as well as an individual who was seen tripe to again access to a restricted area, five minutes before the blast. >> the 8 year old who was one of the three killed in the explosion has been named as martin richard, he was there watching his father run. he arrived at the finish line to welcome his dad when the explosion took place. 450 people came from maryland. sherrie johnson is life at bwi with the local runners returning home, some made it home last night. you say, for other runners, we are an hour and a half away from the rival. >> reporter: all is calm. this could
't running they wouldn't have been hurt. >> president obama is vowing those responsible for the bombing will feel the full weight of justice. and the commander-in-chief promised all federal resources at hand. >> i have also spoken with governor patrick and mayor menino and made it clear they have every single federal resource necessary to care for victims and counsel the families. an that all americans stand with the people of boston. >> the white house says the attack is being treated as an act of terrorism. >> in washington, lawmakers observed a moment of silence. moments after getting word about the boston explosions at the capitol, flags low lowered to half staff. house speaker boehner, said while this is a terrible day the american spirit will help us carry on. our coverage of the terror at the boston marathon does not end here. later this half-hour, the banner headlines from the newspapers worldwide, covering the developing story. stay with us us abc news and abc news.com all day long. >> to other major headlines we are following this morning the a plan to reform the nation's immi
are being transported to six area hospitals and just after 6:00 p.m., president obama addresses the country vowing to find those responsible. >> make no mistake, we will get to the bottom of this. any responsible individuals, any responsible groups will feel the full weight of justice. >> no matter how many times you see it it is still just as terrifying. i do want to show one photograph, as well, speaking to what was not the hundreds and hundreds of bags waiting for runners who were never able to claim them again, a snapshot of innocence and perfection on that patriots' day suspended if not lost. george. >> josh, the runners across the finish line right before the moment of impact, bill iffrig is right here, 78-year-old bill i have africa, rebecca roche and we have seen that image. i want to put it up on the screen as you were just approaching the finish line, the blast hit and you went down right there. tell us what you remember. >> yeah, i didn't know what had happened. all of a sudden this enormous blast right next to me and it just kind of buckled my legs and i knew i was going down so
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